Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Panama

Equality Index ?
78 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
22% Approve
78% Disapprove
Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
38% Approve
62% Disapprove
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
45% Good place
45% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Since 1972
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2016
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Sexual orientation only
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2021
Serving openly in militaryLegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
Equal
Since 2008
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